Account & Program Manager/ Electric Utilities
Locations: New Orleans, LA
Leidos is a trusted and technology-focused solutions provider. Utilities rely on our Power Delivery Services Team for reliable power delivery expertise, as reflected through our work with more than 50 investor-owned utilities, more than 160 municipals/cooperatives, as well as a growing number of mobile operators, local utility providers and private developers. In addition to providing engineering and project management services, Leidos works with an established group of industry-leading construction partners delivering meaningful energy delivery solutions. Our recognition as an industry leader is confirmed by the latest national rankings by Engineering News-Record (ENR) ranking Leidos within the Top 10 T&D Firms, and Top 10 Power Firms.
Currently, we have an opportunity for a Transmission & Distribution (T&D) Account and Program Manager to join our growing Power Delivery Services team.
The T&D Account and Program Manager will work alongside power delivery senior management and our engineering team to support multiple utility clients in Texas. The successful candidate will be part of an established Account and Program Management team that is focused on expanding and executing our portfolio of distribution line, transmission line, substation, system planning and project management services with both public-owned and investor-owned electric utilities. The candidate will have the opportunity to provide input and influence the strategic growth of the assigned utility accounts. The position requires previous T&D experience along with exemplary program management skills.
Account Management responsibilities include:
Strategic Plan Development - Establish detailed account plan and implement strategies to achieve account growth
Business Development - Leverage existing contracts and identify new contract and project opportunities to increase project portfolio
Stakeholder Coordination - Consistently communicate and work with ease across multiple programs and with external and internal stakeholders including client, project teams, functional leadership, subcontractors, and support personnel
Proposal Development – Support proposal development including scope, schedule and budget development
Program Management responsibilities include:
T&D Project Portfolio - Manage various sized transmission and distribution projects for public-owned and investor-owned electric utilities
Program Performance - Be responsible for overall project performance as well as managing the scope, schedule, budget, and safety performance
Stakeholder Coordination- Interface directly with clients and internal management to report progress, costs, schedule and risks across a portfolio of substation, transmission and distribution projects
Bachelor’s degree in one of the following disciplines: Engineering, Business or Finance required with an additional 12+ years’ of relevant Project Management experience or a Masters with 10+ years of relevant Project Management experience
Minimum of 5+ years of relevant account management / business development experience is required
Must demonstrate recent and in-depth expertise in electric power infrastructure projects and transmission and distribution design
PMP Certification is preferred but not required
Must have demonstrated success with a team approach to the consulting business
Strong communication skills (written and interpersonal)
Ability to provide leadership and motivation to team.
Demonstrate collaboration and inclusiveness working with team members
Ability to work with limited supervision
It is estimated that travel may range between 20-40% of total work hours to engage with clients or program teams
In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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